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Kenny Guinn on VoteMatch


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Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-3 points on Social scale)
Prohibit partial-birth abortion; support Parental consent: Opposes topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Affirmative action in state contracts and colleges: Strongly Favors topic 2
Support principles embodied in the Equal Rights Amendment: Favors topic 2
Opposes topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(-3 points on Social scale)
Include sexual orientation in anti-discrimination laws: Favors topic 3
Opposes recognizing same-sex marriages: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(-3 points on Social scale)
Sex ed should stress abstinence but also safe sex: Favors topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports the death penalty: Strongly Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(-3 points on Social scale)
End parole for repeat violent felons: Strongly Favors topic 9
Supports flexible federal block grants for crime programs: Neutral on topic 9
Zero tolerance for violence against government employees: Neutral on topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Allow concealed carry: Strongly Favors topic 10
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-3 points on Economic scale)
More federal funding for rural health services: Favors topic 5
Protect state tobacco settlement funds from federal seizure: Neutral on topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
Maintain federal Social Services Block Grant funding: Favors topic 6
Maintain long-term solvency of Social Security and Medicare: Opposes topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Support charters & private investment in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+2 points on Economic scale)
No high-level nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain: Opposes topic 18
Voluntary partnerships reduce greenhouse gases economically: Neutral on topic 18
Kyoto Treaty must include reductions by all countries: Opposes topic 18
Create block grants for Agricultural Stewardship: Neutral on topic 18
Collaborative, incentive driven, locally-based solutions: Neutral on topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(-3 points on Social scale)
More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War: Favors topic 19
States should make drug policy, not feds: Neutral on topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Maintain flexibility & funding levels for TANF block grants: Favors topic 20
No opinion on topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(0 points on Economic scale)
Nevada needs new revenue, but now is no time for new taxes: Favors topic 11
No state income tax; no casino tax: Opposes topic 11
No national sales tax or VAT: Neutral on topic 11
Federal tax incentives for energy, with state decisions: Neutral on topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(0 points on Social scale)
Share costs of legal immigration between states & federal: Neutral on topic 12
Federal government should deal with criminal repatriation: Neutral on topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
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Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No campaign spending limits; no public campaign funding: Strongly Opposes topic 16
No opinion on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(0 points on Social scale)
Include states in anti-terrorism planning: Neutral on topic 17

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NV Gubernatorial:
Brian Sandoval
NV Senatorial:
Dean Heller
Harry Reid
John Ensign

Newly Seated Jan. 2011:
AL: Robert Bentley (R)
CA: Jerry Brown (D)
CO: John Hickenlooper (D)
CT: Dan Malloy (D)
FL: Rick Scott (R)
GA: Nathan Deal (R)
HI: Neil Abercrombie (D)
IA: Terry Branstad (R)
KS: Sam Brownback (R)
ME: Paul LePage (R)
MI: Rick Snyder (R)
MN: Mark Dayton (D)
ND: Jack Dalrymple (R)
NM: Susana Martinez (R)
NV: Brian Sandoval (R)
NY: Andrew Cuomo (D)
OH: John Kasich (R)
OK: Mary Fallin (R)
PA: Tom Corbett (R)
RI: Lincoln Chafee (I)
SC: Nikki Haley (R)
SD: Dennis Daugaard (R)
TN: Bill Haslam (R)
VT: Peter Shumlin (D)
WI: Scott Walker (R)
WY: Matt Mead (R)
Newly seated 2009-2010:
AK Sean Parnell
AZ Jan Brewer
ND Jack Dalrymple
NJ Chris Christie
VA Bob McDonnell

Elections Oct./Nov. 2011:
KY Steve Beshear (re-elected)
LA Bobby Jindal (re-elected)
MS Phil Bryant (Governor-Elect)
MS Haley Barbour (retiring 2012)
WV Earl Ray Tomblin (elected)

Term-limited/retiring as of Nov. 2012:
IN Mitch Daniels (term-limited)
MT Brian Schweitzer (term-limited)
NH John Lynch (retiring 2012)
NH Christine Gregoire (retiring 2012)

Term-limited out as of Jan. 2011:
AL Bob Riley
CA Arnold Schwarzenegger
GA Sonny Perdue
HI Linda Lingle
ME John Baldacci
MI Jennifer Granholm
NM Bill Richardson
OK Brad Henry
OR Ted Kulongoski
PA Ed Rendell
RI Donald Carcieri
SC Mark Sanford
SD Mike Rounds
TN Phil Bredesen
WY Dave Freudenthal
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Page last updated: Nov 29, 2011